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  • Evan Esar
    Evan Esar
    American humorist 1899-1995
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    A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids.
  • E. M. Cioran
    E. M. Cioran
    French philosopher 1911-
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    A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech.
  • Leo Tolstoy
    Leo Tolstoy
    Russian writer 1828-1910
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    A writer is dear and necessary for us only in the measure of which he reveals to us the inner workings of his very soul.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
  • V.S. Naipaul
    V.S. Naipaul
    Trinidad and Tobago-born British writer 1932-2018
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    An autobiography can distort; facts can be realigned. But fiction never lies: it reveals the writer totally.
    Source: The Writer and the World (2012) 225
  • Jean-Luc Godard
    Jean-Luc Godard
    French moviedirector 1930-
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    Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    As a rule, adversity reveals genius and prosperity hides it.
  • Ian Mcewan
    Ian Mcewan
    English novelist and screenwriter 1948-
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    By measuring individual human worth, the novelist reveals the full enormity of the State's crime when it sets out to crush that individuality.
  • Each painting has its own way of evolving... When the painting is finished, the subject reveals itself.
  • Jessamyn West
    Jessamyn West
    American author of short stories and novels 1902-1984
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    Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.
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